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Reviewed December 28, 2016

Wonderful spot for birdwatchers - the riverside property itself has great birdlife and it is super convenient for visiting La Selva Biological Station with its even greater bird diversity. Comfortable rooms reached by covered walkways in the forest allow a dry best of both worlds....More

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Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as part of Thomsons grand tour of Costa Rica. Out of all the hotels we stayed at, this was our least favourite. The accommodation is very basic, there is no air conditioning, and the room had a musty smell to it so we...More

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Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night as part of a 7 day tour. We were warned by our tour guide that the accommodation would be very basic but it was more than adequate bearing in mind that we were deep into the equivalent of a jungle The...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

This hotel felt really athentic. We were in room 42 which was part of a block of 4 and at the furthest part of the hotel accessed by a wooden walkway. We had an amazing side view of the Sarapiqui river. The staff were all...More

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Response from SelvaVerdeLodge, Director Comercial at Selva Verde LodgeResponded December 21, 2016

Thank you for your notes and we appreciate your observation, the action are already taken for the light on the trails. All the staff appreciates your comment and we hope to see you again to offer you another PURE VIDA cooktail. Our Warmest wishes for...More

Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

There is so much to say about our 5 night stay there. For us it was a solid 5, but not for everyone. Next time we will make some changes. But there WILL be a next time. It all started with Gustavo, a sweet, bilingual,...More

Thank susanmix
Response from SelvaVerdeLodge, Director Comercial at Selva Verde LodgeResponded December 20, 2016

Thanks for your comment, all employees of Selva Verde appreciate that. We will be waiting for your next visit. !!! Merry Christmas!!!

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Pool
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Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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US$117 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$117 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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cdlhos
May 27, 2018|
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Response from MisterEd7 | Reviewed this property |
Our room was in one of the "quadraplex" units. I do not recall any A/C, but I recall ceiling fans. As noted, windows have screens and privacy shutters. Unless the heat and humidity is uncomfortably high, you will want... More
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volcanogirl
May 4, 2018|
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Response from MGG56 | Reviewed this property |
We visited Dave & Dave's back in Jan. As mentioned, it isn't too far from Selva Verde. On the day we visited we saw a lot of birds, but you never know what birds will be around on any given day. There is a charge for... More
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John W
January 30, 2018|
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Response from volcanogirl | Reviewed this property |
We just did the tour and really enjoyed it. The captain would point out wildlife and then get the boat close so we could take photographs. Saw three species of monkeys, some nice birds, and a croc!
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"far from road"
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"Pre-allocated as part of tour. Some rooms do pick truck noise from the road but not ours."
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"Bungalows are quiet and gives a true forest experience"
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"Riverside if possible. Bungalows okay especially if with own vehicle."
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